Residents of Westchester, NY had been diagnosed with alarming rates of STD’s in 2017. Early syphilis afflicted 142 members of the community, at a rate 15.8 per 100,000 residents. Moreover, 84 cases of primary and secondary syphilis had been discovered as well.
Rates of gonorrhea in 2017 were especially high at 76.8 in Westchester County, with 672 infections diagnosed. Male members of the community were those affected the most, as they contributed to 453 of those cases.
Chlamydia rates in Westchester County, NY at this time were at 427.9 per 100,000 citizens. There had been 3,812 reports of Chlamydia in 2017, an increase since the year before and a significant increase since the amount of cases in 2015, of which there were 3,3812.
“61% of all communicable diseases (excluding influenza and HIV/AIDS) in Westchester County, NY in 2014 were STD’s”
You can obtain STD testing at the Westchester County Health Department, located on Court St in White Plains. There is also a Planned Parenthood in the area, that may offer such services as well. It is also in White Plains, NY on Tarrytown Road, about 5 miles outside of Mount Pleasant.
Spring Valley also has a Planned Parenthood, on Perlman Drive.
Another STD testing location in Spring Valley is Hudson Valley Community Services, that provides STD testing as well.
You may find that you can get Free STD testing in your community. It is imperative to understand that these services will likely differ from the normal health care services you may receive. If you are more private person , you may not want to go to an STD testing clinic where the other patients could know your reason for being there.